So much of choosing a doll is about the face – I can’t resist the simple sweetness of these cuddly companions.
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When my grandmother was moved into a nursing home she left behind dozens of embroidered tablecloths, napkins and doilies. I was the only person in my family who wanted them – the others found them ‘fussy’ and wondered when I’d ever use embroidered napkins. On the contrary, I use the pieces from my grandmother’s collection[.....]
There’s nothing quite like Mother’s Day morning – reclining in bed with a cuppa and breakfast as a proud child gleefully hands over their carefully crafted gift. Here’s some clever ideas to get their creativity flowing.
When my son put his knee through two-week old jeans (yes, two weeks), my mind turned to cloth patches.
Vintage, retro whatever you want to call it, there’s nothing old or “fuddy duddy” about it – just clean and classic. Like these simple dolls – which you can make yourself.